Picture Kelpies

The Picture Kelpies are a range of Scottish children's picture books, all of which have Scottish authors or illustrators, are set in Scotland or have Scottish themes and are suitable for 3 to 6 year olds. Our Picture Kelpies authors include Lari Don, Lynne Rickards and Gill Arbuthnott.

Visit our Kelpies website to find games, colouring in and videos to enjoy with your children. You can also like our Kelpies Facebook page to keep up to date with Picture Kelpies news, events and competitions.

Illustration from The Giant Panda Party by Gill Arbuthnott
Bagpipes, Beasties and Bogles

Bagpipes, Beasties and Bogles

Tim Archbold
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Meet Charlie McCandlewick, who sweeps the bogle creatures of the night out from under your bed, on your stairs and away from your windows. But what does Charlie do with the beasti... Read more

The Big Bottom Hunt

The Big Bottom Hunt

Lari Don; Illustrated by Gabby Grant
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Sandy and Ella find a telescope on the beach. The only clue is the large bottom print in the sand next to it. They embark on a hunt through the village to find the o... Read more

Can't-Dance-Cameron: A Scottish Capercaillie Story

Can't-Dance-Cameron: A Scottish Capercaillie Story

Emily Dodd; Illustrated by Katie Pamment
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Cameron the capercaillie thinks he's the worst dancer in the Scottish Cairngorms but maybe with the help of his new friend, Hazel ... Read more

The Dragon Stoorworm

The Dragon Stoorworm

Theresa Breslin; Illustrated by Matthew Land
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Adaptation of the fabulous traditional Scottish folk tale of Mester Stoor Worm. Can Assipattle and Princess Gemdelovely save Scotland from the terrible Drag... Read more

Fergus Finds a Friend

Fergus Finds a Friend

Kenneth Steven; Illustrated by Louise Crowe
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Fergus the otter travels along the riverbank to find a new home, meeting all sorts of new creatures along the way.... Read more

The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee

The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee

Michelle Sloan; Illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek
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